10 Fun 'n' Easy Ways to Show Halloween Spirit

October is finally here, which means one thing: Halloween is just around the corner! Get psyched for the holiday with some of these fun and easy-to-make snacks and crafts.

 

Healthy Halloween Snacks

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Worried about overindulging on sweets? Try making edible eyeballs out of carrots, cream cheese and olives, or check out many other clever ideas here.

 

 

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating

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There’s no knife required for these pumpkins! Check out some ideas here.

 

 

Crafts for Kids

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Have some fun with the whole family with these simple yet effectively spooky craft projects. Includes yarn ball spiders and Chinese take-out bats.

 

Garbage Bag Ghost

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Have an extra white garbage bag lying around? Make a ghost!

 

Spooky Drinks

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For the adults at the party, play bartender and serve some nightmarish yet tasty drinks, or sweet themed cocktails for those wishing they could trick-or-treat.

Halloween Dinner

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Get the kids excited for trick-or-treating with a themed dinner beforehand! Cook up some pizza mummies or monster toes for a frightfully delicious pre-candy meal. 

Scary Lighting

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Have any candlesticks or candelabras lying around? Stick some black candles in them and you have the perfect spooky mood lighting.  

Cupcake Decoration

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Check out these fun designs for Halloween cupcakes! Even if you’re not a pro yet with the frosting tube, take a stab at these. You never know when your slip-up will create an accidental beauty.

$5 Decorations

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Here’s a list of 10 inexpensive, easy craft projects with awesome-looking results!

Last-Minute Decorations

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Don’t have a lot of time to make decorations? No worries, these folks have you covered.